Thursday, February 25, 2010

Bubbles

standing at the curb
i watch
the sheer delight
on his face
--gillena cox


Internet image; Franz van Mieris (1635-1681). "A Boy blowing Bubbles" from oldprints.wordpress.com/

...the fragile soap bubbles exist only for a blink of an eye. In this sense, soap bubbles are associated with the transience of life...more here

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7 Comments:

Blogger Magyar said...

__Can we all imagine... how long young people have been blowing bubbles? Some things are never forgotten. _m

Thanks Gillena!

11:22 PM  
Blogger Devika said...

I love to see children blowing bubbles -- I feel I am the most delighted than them :)

Nice picture and verse Gillena :)

wishes,
devika

12:38 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

Soap bubbles and transcience...aaah, yes -- its so much talked about,

wishes,
devika

12:41 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for the visit

much love
gillena

10:09 AM  
Blogger Lorena said...

the soap bubbles exist only briefly but the past time of blowing bubbles has existed so much longer-interesting.The bubble, I suppose, a metaphor for one persons brief time on this old earth

12:05 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

love it Gillena
john

5:01 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

Lorena and John

thanks for stopping by

much love
gillena

9:19 AM  

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